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Old 04-22-2011, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by RBatten View Post
Gas is quickly approaching $4 and diesel is already over $4, so has anyone implemented a Fuel Surcharge? If so what did you charge and how did it go over with the customers?

We sent out a letter with all our renewals and 3.85/ gallon was our trigger to raise rates a bit. We haven't mowed one lawn yet and today it went to 3.89/ gallon. I just heard on the national news....$6.00/gallon is a real possibility and more like a probability. I hate govt. and all the oil tycoon's. I hope they all rot in Hell!
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